Looking for a base to explore the Andes region of Ecuador? Hosteria Papagayo close to Machachi is just the right place to stay. A charming colonial hacienda with animals in the courtyard, cute rooms and a chilled atmosphere. All surrounded by Ecuadors highest volcanoes like Cotopaxi.
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There is only one way to explore Old town Quito: on foot. And let me tell you one thing, it probably is more exhausting than you might have thought. First of all, because Ecuadors capital is at an altitude of 2850 meters and you feel it at every small step. But the attractions of the Centro Historico are even more breathtaking. In fact, Quito was the world’s first city to be declared UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage Site. Come along for a walk through Centro Historico!
“Pura Vida!” Pedro shouts in my ear and seems to be in a great mood. Have we met? Pedro is the guy that picks me up at San José airport and he immediately reminds me of Baloo, the bear, which could be due to the special way the words come out of his wide mouth, so full of life. All right then, let’s do that. Let the Costa Rica adventure begin!